Rating:

I think I should have used the provided "words.txt" but I completely forgot about it and I instead downloaded the original "The Time Machine" from Project Gutenberg.
I had to convert some unicode chars to their ascii representation using unidecode and the I simply compared the two files byte by byte:

from unidecode import unidecode


Inside the generated file "flag.txt" you can find the flag: {FLG:1_kn0w_3v3ryth1ng_4b0ut_t1m3_tr4v3ls},